WRPS Investigate Kitchener Shooting

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UPDATED RELEASE:

Waterloo Region, Ontario - Waterloo Regional Police have arrested a 16-year-old Kitchener male in connection to a shooting incident. 

Members of the Major Crime Unit, with the assistance of the Emergency Response Team, arrested the youth on November 17, 2021, in Kitchener. 

The accused has been charged with Attempted Murder, two counts of Breach of Probation and weapons-related offences, including Careless Use of a Firearm and Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm.

The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing on November 18, 2021.

On November 13, 2021, police responded to the area of Huber Street after receiving reports of shots fired.

A 17-year-old male was located with serious but non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to hospital. 

A 16-year-old male attended a local hospital with a gunshot injury. Through investigation, it is alleged that the male is the suspect in the shooting. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Waterloo Regional Police Service's Major Crime Unit at 519-570-9777 ext. 8191 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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PREVIOUS RELEASE:

Waterloo Regional Police are continuing to investigate a shooting that occurred on November 13, 2021, in Kitchener.

Police responded to the area of Huber Street at approximately 9:30 p.m. after receiving reports of shots fired. Upon arrival, police located one male, 17, from Kitchener, with injuries. He was transported to an out-of-Region hospital for serious, but non-life threatening, injuries.

Shortly after, police were contacted after another male, 16, from Kitchener, attended a local hospital with a gunshot injury.

He was treated and released from hospital.

This is believed to be a targeted incident.

The Waterloo Regional Police Service is continuing to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 519-570-9777 ext. 8191 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Occ: 21-265141 (917) 

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Waterloo Regional Police Service
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519-570-9777 (WRPS) ext. 8188
publicinfo@wrps.on.ca

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